The 70th annual Golden Globe awards aired tonight on NBC with funny ladies Amy Poehler and Tina Fey co-hosting. There were a few shocks, but not too many. On a whole, those that truly deserved the win, won in their categories.
The winners of the movie categories are in bold below:
Best Motion Picture-Drama:
Life of Pi
Zero Dark Thirty
“Argo” wins with a bit of a shock, but the film is spectacular and deserved the win. The category was extremely stiff this year. All the films nominated were great and any one of them could have won.
Best Performacne by an Actress in a Motion Picture-Drama:
Jessica Chastain - Zero Dark Thirty
Marion Cotillard - Rust and Bone
Helen Mirren - Hitchcock
Naomi Watts - The Impossible
Rachel Weisz - The Deep Blue Sea
Jessica Chastain gave a great performance as the strong lead female character of “Zero Dark Thirty.” She had a lot of emotional content to portray and she did an excellent job.
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture-Drama:
Daniel Day-Lewis - Lincoln
Richard Gere - Arbitrage
John Hawkes - The Sessions
Joaquin Phoenix - The Master
Denzel Washington - Flight
With no surprise, the phenomenal Daniel Day-Lewis wins for “Lincoln.” He is excellent as Lincoln, completely embodying the 16th president.
Best Motion Picture-Comedy or Musical:
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Silver Linings Playbook
“Les Mis” was a huge undertaking and did succeed in many aspects, but “Silver Linings Playbook” was spectacular and deserved the win.
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture-Comedy or Musical:
Emily Blunt - Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Judi Dench - The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Jennifer Lawrence - Silver Linings Playbook
Maggie Smith - Quartet
Meryl Streep - Hope Springs
Jennifer Lawrence completely deserved the win. She was absolutely amazing in the film.
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture-Comedy or Musical:
Jack Black - Bernie
Bradley Cooper - Silver Linings Playbook
Hugh Jackman - Les Misérables
Ewan McGregor - Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Bill Murray - Hyde Park on Hudson
Jackman delivers an emotionally terrific performance in “Les Mis” and deserved the win, though Cooper is absolutely fantastic in “Silver Linings Playbook” as well.
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture:
Amy Adams - The Master
Sally Field - Lincoln
Anne Hathaway - Les Misérables
Helen Hunt - The Sessions
Nicole Kidman - The Paperboy
Anne Hathaway was heartbreakingly fantastic in “Les Mis” and it is no shock that she won for supporting actress.
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture:
Alan Arkin - Argo
Leonardo DiCaprio - Django Unchained
Philip Seymour Hoffman - The Master
Tommy Lee Jones - Lincoln
Christoph Waltz - Django Unchained
Waltz is terrific in “Django” and won a tough category.
Best Director-Motion Picture:
Kathryn Bigelow-Zero Dark Thirty
Ang Lee- Life of Pi
Quentin Tarantino-Django Unchained
Affleck deserved the win, even though he is somehow not nominated for an Academy Award for his great direction.
Best Screenplay-Motion Picture:
Mark Boal-Zero Dark Thirty
David O. Russell-Silver Linings Playbook
Quentin Tarantino- Django Unchained
Tarantino delivered a fantastically original script deserving of the win.
Best Animated Feature Film:
Rise of the Guardians
Best Foreign Language Film:
A Royal Affair ( Denmark)
The Intouchables (France)
Rust and Bone
Jodie Foster was honored with the Cecil B. DeMille award.
For a full list of all the movie and TV winners, click here.